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ENVIRONMENT

Things You Didn't Know About The Venda Culture That Will Leave You In Disbelief - Opinion

For years, the Venda people have guarded South Africa's Lake Fundudzi, a holy royal burial ground where an albino python and a mermaid-like creature are said to live. The legends of the lake are whispered in whispers by the locals who desire to keep the secrets of their enchanted water hidden from prying eyes.

  20 days ago ago
Things You Didn't Know About The Venda Culture That Will Leave You In Disbelief - Opinion

ENTERTAINMENT

Must see: First african/black man to marry a white woman in Giyani, a small village in limpopo.

Nkosinathi Makhubela  is a musical virtuoso, and creative genius who since time immemorial inveted and polished his craft through music and later endeared himself unwittingly so into the hearts of many a soul out there in a series of Mafenya in action DVDs. Nkosinathi Makhubela is born on the 24th September 1989, he is 31year old man. He was born and raised in Bambeni, a small rural village found in the greater Giyani in Limpopo. He "Nkosinathi" is the first guy or man to get an opportunity to marry a white

  1 year ago ago
Must see: First african/black man to marry a white woman in Giyani, a small village in limpopo.

CRIME

Cash-In-Transit Robbery In Kempton Park, Guard Shot

A cash-in-transit robbery has just taken place in Kempton Park in the Gauteng Province on the 8th of June 2020. The incident took place along Soutpansberg drive at 8:30 am. Six men attacked the guard who was escorting the money truck. They went on to dispossess the security guard off his firearm and left him in a helpless state. They proceeded to access an undisclosed amount of money from the money truck and loaded it into their bakkie. The six robbers managed to get away in a GWM Steed double cab bakkie. T

  1 year ago ago
Cash-In-Transit Robbery In Kempton Park, Guard Shot

SOCIETY

BORDER KILLING ZIMBABWEAN SUBJECTS: A case of two women

From March 2020 the Beitbridge border post has received increasing traffic volume to Zimbabwe. The other border posts are too strict for truck convoys to make a quick pass. The volume of traffic has become worse with increasing vehicles transporting Zimbabweans and those going beyond to their native countries for festive season. Picture credit WhatsApp user. A bus crashed on it's way to the border on the narrow road winding through the Soutpansberg mountains pass. It is not yet known how many passengers are

  11 months ago ago
BORDER KILLING ZIMBABWEAN SUBJECTS: A case of two women

SOCIETY

MAKHADO MUNICIPALITY TO BLAME FOR TRAGEDY THAT SHOOK THE NATION TO ITS CORE: A woman DIES.(Opinion)

Limpopo received more rain than usual in the summer between 2020 and 2021.The Soutpansberg mountain range received even more rain.The Soutpansberg mountains are a drainage basin for the Luvuvhu and Nzhelele rivers.These two rivers feed into the Limpopo river.

  9 months ago ago
MAKHADO MUNICIPALITY TO BLAME FOR TRAGEDY THAT SHOOK THE NATION TO ITS CORE: A woman DIES.(Opinion)

LIFESTYLE

Celebrating Makhado Month.

September is known to be a month where families come together to celebrate and parade their culture. For the Vhavenda people, The month of September means a different thing, celebrating the life of their savior warrior King Makhado. King Makhado died of suspected poisoning in the beginning of September 1895.

  2 months ago ago
Celebrating Makhado Month.

PETS-ANIMALS

Mugoba/Ximememe/ Crowing crested snake

The Largest and longest Venomous snake in Southern Africa is a black mamba. Picture @ Google images. A very aggressive snake indeed. A black mamba has several names according to areas and languages spoken in Southern Aftica. The Venda name tells it all. Mugoba, is said to be a mountain snake. It is rarely seen but they believe it still exist in the mountainous parts of Soutpansberg and along the Limpopo valley. It is a fiercesome looking snake and it lures the victim using the wisdom of sound and beauty. The

  1 year ago ago
Mugoba/Ximememe/ Crowing crested snake

HOME-GARDEN

Exploring the beautiful Limpopo Province

It takes a blind eye to not notice the sweetness of the Northern a part of African country. The captivating, interest, enormous and rocky mountain -The SOUTPANSBERG MOUNTAIN. Which the guide explained the meaning behind its Afrikaans name. Which in simple context means the place of salt. Based in Louis Trichardt approaching Musina , the mountain encompasses a misty scene and appears more just like the sky and mountain are attached together from a distance. The Mountain was said to own been named by a colonist

  1 year ago ago
Exploring the beautiful Limpopo Province

TRAVEL

Beautiful Places To Visit In Limpopo To Explore The Nature

Baobab Trees Africa’s massive the wrong way up tree is one of the highlights of any visit to the Limpopo province, north of the Soutpansberg mountains. Not best are they ‘upside down’ however their plants bloom at night time, and are pollinated by bats. They feature as water storage packing containers, their huge trunks offering elephant, eland and different animals who chew their bark, water at some point of the dry season. Kruger National Park The sheer density of natural world brings site visitors from

  1 year ago ago
Beautiful Places To Visit In Limpopo To Explore The Nature

CRIME

CIT officer robbed of firearm and money bag in Van Riebeeck Park

Kempton Express Weather CIT officer robbed of firearm and money bag in Van Riebeeck Park The money bag was found empty in Birch Acres. Heleen Rossouw | A CIT officer's firearm and a money bag with cash was robbed at the Total garage on Soutpansberg Drive on Monday morning. Photograph: Norkem Park SAPS A cash-in-transit security officer was robbed of his firearm and a money bag at the Total Garage on Soutpansberg Drive in Van Riebeeck Park around 7am morning. According to Sgt Johanna Madiga, Norkem Park SAPS

  1 year ago ago
CIT officer robbed of firearm and money bag in Van Riebeeck Park

TRAVEL

THIS THE MOST PHOTOGRAPHED FEATURE ALONG THE N1: Here is why.(Opinion)

People have developed interest in land formation and their features. This is what tourism is all about. The Limpopo River offers a beautiful sight, especially when it is flooded during rainy seasons. The old and new bridges also adorn the border post. The tunnel through the Soutpansberg is a marvel of engineering. Hendrick Vervoerd tunnel was constructed in 1961 and named after one of the apartheid presidents in South Africa. Between the two holes is a picturesque scenic worth of taking pictures Tropic of Carpricorn,

  10 months ago ago
THIS THE MOST PHOTOGRAPHED FEATURE ALONG THE N1: Here is why.(Opinion)

HOME-GARDEN

Hanglip:The state forest contains commercial pine plantations protected natural forest and bushveld

Hanglip (Afrikaans for hanging lip, Venda: Songozwi' thavha ya VhaDzanani is a prominent mountain peak near Louis Trichardt, South Africa. It is situated in the Vhembe District of Limpopo in the central Soutpansberg range. The peak with radar station, at 1,719 meters a.s.l., forms a conspicuous landmark visible from the town and the N1 national road. Hanglip Hanglip. Hanglip from the southeast Highest point Elevation 1,719 m (5,640 ft) 1 Listing List of mountains in South Africa Coordinates 22°59′45″S

  1 year ago ago
Hanglip:The state forest contains commercial pine plantations protected natural forest and bushveld